Nakhshon

164. Nakhshon — Tadorne

type: trwlr
Departed Formia, Italy 14 Apr 1948, arrived 26 Apr 1948

ex-Tadorne, ex-La Savoie, built 1906, 402 gross tons, trawler

553 passengers

Engine trouble on first departure and immigrants transferred to Yehiam (No. 161). Picked up new passengers after repairs. 331 men, 177 women, 45 children. Severe resistance to British, many injured. Captured by the sloop Pelican off Haifa.

Name: a kibbutz in northern Israel.

Photograph source: Jack Lennard USHMM

Name Nakhshon
Voyage Number
Flag France
Gross tons / Year Built 402/1906
Sailing Date 14 Apr 1948
Country of departure France
Arrival date in Palestine 26 Apr 1948
Result of voyage arrested
Number of immigrants on board 553
Organizer of voyage

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